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Bridging Monsey and Jerusalem

Ramat Givat Ze'ev, a new community in the Jerusalem hills, is attracting hundreds of families from the US - and Torah institutions.Promotional content, 3/11/2016, 12:07 AM

Cabinet's solution to terror: Patch up the fences

In meeting PM and ministers decide to fix breaches in Jerusalem fence - but make no significant decision on crushing the terror.Hezki Baruch, 3/10/2016, 10:43 PM

Jerusalem 'war room' to fight terror

Deri and Barkat establish war room in Jerusalem municipality building in wake of two-pronged attack in the capital.Ari Yashar, 3/9/2016, 11:52 AM

One seriously wounded in Damascus Gate attack

After conducting Ramot Junction drive-by, two terrorists unintentionally shoot Arab victim before being neutralized.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2016, 9:12 AM

Shooting attack in northern Jerusalem

Drive-by shooting targets bus at Ramot Junction, attacker flees the scene with police in hot pursuit. None wounded.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/9/2016, 9:09 AM

Poll: 61% of Israeli Jews say Jerusalem is divided

Monthly index shows surprising number saying capital is divided despite politicians' statements; in 1999 figure was only 44%.Ari Yashar, 3/6/2016, 6:57 PM

Jewish man injured in fight with Arabs

21-year-old Jewish man wounded in Old City evening when an argument between Jews and Arabs escalates into a physical fight.Ben Ariel, Canada, 3/4/2016, 8:18 PM

Elkin: Support building in all of Jerusalem

Jerusalem Affairs Minister Ze'ev Elkin calls on opposition to show their concern for Jerusalem by supporting construction throughout city.Hezki Baruch, 3/2/2016, 6:17 PM

Iran to compensate victims of Jerusalem attack

San Diego court rules Iran supported 1997 attack in Jerusalem's Ben Yehuda Street, will compensate victims.Reut Hadar, 2/29/2016, 12:16 AM

Is civil defense the answer to 'new' knife terror?

Has the paradigm of war shifted? How can Israel fight 'lone wolves'? The answer, says former MK, is empowering Israeli citizens themselves.Ari Soffer, 2/25/2016, 9:43 PM

Jerusalem better now than during UK rule

After British PM criticizes ‘genuinely shocking settlements’, Jerusalem mayor invites him to see the ‘facts and reality on the ground’.Shoshana Miskin, 2/25/2016, 6:37 PM

Why is Jerusalem being abandoned by Jews?

Responding to stats showing capital leads nation in negative migration, Jerusalem Councilman explains where exactly the fault lies.Ari Yashar, 2/24/2016, 7:59 AM

Stats show Jerusalem is being abandoned

Figures from 2014, well before terror wave, reveal capital tops negative migration at 6,740, majority of them young. Due to building freeze?Ari Yashar, 2/23/2016, 7:34 PM

MK claims Israelis came from Egypt

Labor MK Stav Shaffir tweeted that Bennett doesn't know history when he said that Israel began in Jerusalem.Raphael Poch, 2/22/2016, 2:18 PM

Next school year ‘unity of Jerusalem’

As the wave of terror continues in the capital, Education Minister decides to place emphasis on the unity of Jerusalem.Shoshana Miskin, 2/22/2016, 9:38 AM

Defying terror, 1,000 run in Jerusalem

Same morning as attack, roughly 1,000 runners take part in run tracing the footsteps of former PM and Irgun head Menachem Begin.Ido Ben-Porat, 2/19/2016, 10:50 AM

7,000-year-old town found in northern Jerusalem

Evidence of 'thriving settlement in Jerusalem' way back in Chalcolithic period uncovered, replete with ancient blades and beads.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/17/2016, 3:53 PM

Foreign Min: Arrest of WaPo journalist regrettable

Israeli government, police clarify brief detention of Washington Post Jerusalem Bureau Chief was result of 'misunderstanding.'Ari Soffer, 2/16/2016, 4:17 PM

'Zionism realized' - new highway unites Jerusalem

Watch: Councilman announces key highway linking capital's northeast, housing project overlooking Samuel's grave.Ari Yashar, 2/15/2016, 7:12 PM

Terrorist's body returned after week delay

Police deliver the first body of ten Arab terrorists responsible for attacks in the recent wave of terror, but under strict conditions.Shoshana Miskin, 2/15/2016, 7:59 AM

Baby moderately injured by Molotov cocktail

Arab terrorists throw 3 firebombs into the Jewish compound of the Abu Tor neighborhood in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2016, 7:35 PM

Arab smuggling into Jerusalem ends in car attack

Investigation reveals two Judea-Samaria Arabs breached fence and were driven towards capital by Israeli Arab, before things got messy.Ari Yashar, 2/13/2016, 8:36 PM

A modern, sassy take on dating comes to Jerusalem

Theater Review: Local theater brings Broadway's romantic comedy musical to Jerusalem with Israeli premiere of 'First Date.'Raphael Poch, 2/12/2016, 11:08 AM

Arab school nixed due to proximity with police

Plans for an Arab middle school canceled due to concerns of possible terrorist attacks launched by the students.Ido Ben Porat, 2/10/2016, 10:52 AM

Elkin: Religious Israelis will become majority

At J'lem Conference, Jerusalem Affairs Minister insists that as religious sector grows stronger, Israel must try to prevent 'culture wars.'Yoni Kempinski, 2/9/2016, 6:28 PM

Israel delays returning terrorists' bodies

Hours before return of first of ten terrorists, Israel Police announce delivery of Jerusalem stabber to be postponed until Tuesday.Cynthia Blank, 2/8/2016, 10:54 PM

Arab MKs win: Terrorists' bodies to be returned

After Balad MKs meet families of Jerusalem terrorists and promise return of bodies, government concedes to the demand.Ari Yashar, 2/8/2016, 11:22 AM

Haniyeh at Turkish conference to 'liberate J'lem'

Despite rapprochement talks with Israel, Ankara hosts Hamas head at event calling for 'armed struggle' to conquer Jerusalem.Dalit Halevi, 2/8/2016, 7:29 AM

IDF closes Kabatiya after deadly attack

Israeli army imposes closure on hometown of 3 terrorists behind Jerusalem shooting; Netanyahu holds emergency security meeting.Uzi Baruch, 2/3/2016, 10:14 PM

'Hadar acted with courage and determination'

Details emerge of Border Police officer's heroic actions in preventing attack of much worse scale in heart of Jerusalem.Cynthia Blank, 2/3/2016, 9:36 PM

Jerusalem terrorist warned of attack last month

One of three Arabs behind deadly shooting at Damascus Gate wrote of his intention to kill Jews in Facebook post a month ago.Menachem Schwartz, 2/3/2016, 8:28 PM

Jerusalem attack victim succumbs to her wounds

Hadar Cohen, 19, critically wounded in shooting attack near Jerusalem's Damascus Gate, passes away at hospital.Cynthia Blank, 2/3/2016, 6:26 PM

Police prevented 'large-scale' attack in Jerusalem

Deputy chief of Jerusalem police says female officers wounded in Damascus Gate shooting helped to prevent more casualties.Eliran Aharon, 2/3/2016, 4:32 PM

14-year-old terrorist caught in Jerusalem

During questioning, Arab teen says he decided to carry out an attack after hearing of his friends' attack at Damascus Gate.Uzi Baruch, 2/2/2016, 10:15 AM

60% of Jordanians have never heard of 'Al-Aqsa'

A new survey offsets a basic Islamic belief: Most Jordanian students do not know about the ‘Holy’ mosque in Jerusalem.Shoshana Miskin, 2/1/2016, 2:47 PM

Police nab teen terrorist just in time

14-year-old Arab youth arrested in Jerusalem's Old City, after police discover a knife concealed in his clothes.Uzi Baruch, 2/1/2016, 11:32 AM

Woman gets back gun license taken over prayer

Old City resident successfully petitions having her license revoked in the midst of a terror wave for ‘Praying on Temple Mount.’Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/31/2016, 6:10 PM

11-year-old arrested for Damascus Gate stabbing

Arab youth admitted to police his participation in Jerusalem stabbing attack in which Jewish teen was injured.Uzi Baruch, 1/31/2016, 11:31 AM

Harsher sentences for bilingual school arsonists

Supreme Court decries 'light' jail terms against Shlomo and Nahman Tuito for Jerusalem arson, adds 8 months to their sentences.Cynthia Blank, 1/31/2016, 10:55 AM

Damascus Gate terrorist turns himself in

16-year-old from eastern Jerusalem who carried out Damascus Gate stabbing turns himself in. Search continues for second terrorist.Elad Benari, 1/31/2016, 2:22 AM

One wounded in stabbing attack in Givat Ze'ev

One person moderately wounded in a stabbing attack northwest of Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 1/28/2016, 12:09 AM

State of emergency declared in Jerusalem

Electric corporation kicks it into high gear as snow starts moving in ahead of overnight buildup; electricity usage breaks record.Ari Yashar, 1/25/2016, 7:31 PM

Police preparing to close routes 1 and 443

In preparation for harsh weather conditions police are announcing that they will likely be closing the highways later this evening.Raphael Poch, 1/25/2016, 2:11 PM

Study shows social inequality at a city level

While rich cities invest more in their residents and require higher city taxes, poor cities are unable to invest in their residents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/25/2016, 1:26 PM

Jerusalem hospitals batten down hatches for snow

Hadassah and Shaare Tzedek reinforce staff and equipment to stay open as snow looms, with emergency generators on hand.Ari Yashar, 1/24/2016, 4:04 PM

Undividing Jerusalem

Is Jerusalem really the undivided eternal capital? Take a rare look at the ongoing struggle largely being waged out of sight of the public.Larry Gordon, 1/21/2016, 9:41 PM

One wounded in Jerusalem firebomb attack

Medics rush to treat lightly wounded victim who got hit by Molotov cocktail thrown by Arab terrorists on road to Ma'ale Adumim.Ari Yashar, 1/21/2016, 3:59 PM

Deri revokes residency permits of four terrorists

Interior Minister stresses severity of four terrorist's actions - 2 deadly terror attacks in Jerusalem - justifies the harsh measure.Uzi Baruch, 1/21/2016, 11:54 AM

Leading atheist's Jerusalem home vandalized

Threatening letter and knife along with scrawled graffiti found outside Yaakov Malkin's home in the German Colony neighborhood.Cynthia Blank, 1/21/2016, 10:48 AM

'I remember screaming - Nehemia!'

Neta Lavi, widow of Old City stabbing attack vicim Rabbi Nehemia Lavi, recounts the horrifying moments leading up to his death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2016, 10:56 PM

Jewish teen arrested for Jerusalem church graffiti

15- and 16-year-old appeared in court for remand hearing Wednesday over alleged 'price-tag' incident in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/20/2016, 3:46 PM

Trump vows to move US embassy to Jerusalem

Asked if he backs Cruz and Rubio's pledges to finally move embassy to Israel's capital, Trump says he's 'for it 100%.'Ari Yashar, 1/20/2016, 7:29 AM

Kahlon and Barkat agree to avoid future cuts

Jerusalem city council and Finance Ministry formulate agreement to avoid future budget cuts and layoffs in the city.Reut Hadar, 1/18/2016, 7:56 AM

Erdan bans PA from holding an event in Jerusalem

Int Sec Minister puts kibosh on PA event to 'rejuvenate Palestinian cultural institutions' in capital, vows to defend sovereignty.Ido Ben-Porat, 1/17/2016, 6:38 PM

Terror attack thwarted at a synagogue

Three Israeli Arabs suspected of planning knife attack on Heichal Yaakov synagogue in Kiryat Moshe neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/17/2016, 8:43 AM

Barkat testifies against terrorist he neutralized

After testifying against terrorist he neutralized last February, Nir Barkat met at the court with the civilian whose life he saved.Ido Ben Porat, 1/13/2016, 4:14 PM

Two injured after balcony collapses in Jerusalem

A 74-year-old man and his 27-year-old daughter were both injured after bottom of balcony caved in and crashed on Agron Street.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2016, 1:36 PM